Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD is a narrowing of the blood vessels – most commonly in the legs – that can lead to an increased risk of very serious health conditions. Diet plays a very important part in the care of PAD.
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According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.
When most people think of flowers on the table, they envision them in a vase and not on their plate, and if they are part of the meal, it’s only for decoration. Yet there are numerous edible flowers and some great reasons for making them a part of your diet.
Researchers have found a protein in breast milk that lowers hospital-acquired infections in preemies.
A complaint filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest alleges Pepsi Co. has been misleading the public by labeling their line of juice as nutritious. The organization claims the ingredients pictured on Naked Juice are misleading.
It has been suggested by a randomized trial that eating bread which is made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels.
A recent study which was done in Finland shows a heathy diet is associated with better reading skills in the first three years of school.
Researchers say high levels of depressed mood in soldiers returning from combat may be due to low levels of fish oil and lack of physical activity.
How much do you trust your faucet water? Is your local goverment-run water system really making sure your water supply is safe?
Tangerine Tomatoes: One Example of the Potential of A Diet Rich in Whole Foods for Reducing Cancer Risk
As we hit the peak of summer, tomatoes are everywhere - in sauces, salads, and even in cocktails. And while this may conjure images of robust red fruits (yes, tomatoes are fruits), consider trying out a different color for flavor, health, and variety.
Scientists from Imperial College London say that feeding babies peanut and egg may prevent food allergy.
Aerobic exercise is associated with improved cognitive function, but not for people who are exposed to high levels of mercury prior to birth, according to research which was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
In an earlier article, I talked about 4 health benefits of ginger, but the advantages of this spice don’t stop at four. So let’s look at 4 more health benefits of ginger, including a new study on its impact on weight loss.
Are You Sugar Savvy? Sugar is everywhere and we can't escape it. However, sugar is not as evil as the bad wrap it’s gotten, if you’re savvy about it. But let’s start with the facts.
Researchers have observed there is a decreased risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease with the the Mediterranean diet.
Researchers have shown that high blood selenium levels are associated with a lower risk of getting liver cancer. There has been a search for nutritional answers for prevention of cancer. Selenium may offer a good natural remedy for prevention of cancer.
A training program for the reactivation of older and frail people focusing on physical training and social support has achieved incredible success.
A study has found people who get personalized nutrition advice develop eating habits which are healthier.
Researchers at the Lipid Clinic, Barcelona, and associates have found consuming omega-3 fatty acids my decrease the risk for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Some people are skeptical about how much impact diet has on multiple sclerosis, yet at the same time there’s quite a bit of interest in the topic, especially since making dietary changes is a drug-free way to help manage the disease. Therefore it’s important to consider recently published research showing how a plant based diet benefits multiple sclerosis.
How many sodas or other sugary drinks do you drink in a day and do you know that replacing them with healthier alternative can make a big difference in your health? New research shows that no matter how many you drink, replacing just one with water could make a significant difference in your health.